Wednesday, January 18, 2023


I am watching a miniseries on YouTube about the Temptations.  It is so satisfying to see a portrayal of urban black life when middle class aspirations dominated.  Hard work, positive work ethic.  Christian values even if more the form they learned from their parents. Figuring out what went wrong would be worthwhile.

They ditched David Ruffin pretty early on because of drug use and selfishness.   He died of a crack overdose in 1991.

And then the alcohol starts destroying them.

1 comment:

  1. If you enjoy the genre, Levi Stubbs is a must. His voice was fantastic: